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Fashion: True Nature

Let ruggedly beautiful Washington landscapes color your super-natural wedding style

-Photographs by April Brimer / Styled by Laura Cassidy-

 

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Branch Out

Eyelash fringe and an off-the-shoulder neckline make traditional lace feel modern. Casablanca bateau neckline gown with long lace sleeves (price upon request), available at La Belle Reve and A Princess Bride Couture. Suzanne Kalan white topaz marquis earrings ($380), Twist


 

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Peak Performance

Graphic embellishments and natural, curve-hugging shapes create a striking balance. Pronovias high-neck beaded mermaid gown ($4,210), A Princess Bride Couture. Ben Bridge 14K white gold earrings ($1,999), Ben Bridge. Simon G double halo diamond wedding ring ($4,070, center stone not included) and band ($1,650), available at Robbins Bros. Jewelry, Turgeon-Raine Jewellers, and other retailers


 

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Fan Favorite

A ball-gown skirt and a low, square back create the perfect frame for a deluxe ‘do. On her: Anne Barge embroidered bodice with bateau neckline and duchess silk satin skirt with pockets ($6,810), available at Nordstrom’s Wedding Suite. On him: Hugo Boss pinstripe suit ($1,045), Mario’s Paul Smith cotton button-up ($285) and Rag and Bone wool tie ($95), Nordstrom. Model’s own white gold wedding band—find similar timeless styles at Tiffany & Co


 

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Sheer Elegance

Romantic lace and crystals give a long-sleeved look a glamorous boost. Crystal-studded lace gown by Jovani ($618), Dolce Bleu. Vintage rhinestone earrings; similar styles are available at Alana Antique and Estate Jewelry and other retailers


 

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Sweet & Low

Take a cue from runways and red carpets with gowns that plunge and scoop to dramatic effect. Alvina Valenta lace sheath with low-cut back ($3,300), Belltown Bride


 

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Newly Minted

Soft sherbet tones are the new something blue. Monique Lhuillier pistachio strapless embroidered A-line gown ($7,995), with embroidered illusion coverlet ($2,750), and embroidered tulle veil ($2,060), available at Marcella’s La Boutique. Chrysoprase post earrings ($194), Twist. Vintage jade bracelets; similar styles are available at Alexandria Rossoff and other retailers


 

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Great Heights

High-neck dresses draw the eye up and create elongated shapes, great for brides with narrower shoulders. Casablanca beaded halter neck gown ($1,185), A Princess Bride Couture


 

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Get Glowing

Rich silk taffeta creates a crisp effect that really stands out in sunshine and candlelight. Mermaid-cut strapless gown by Watters ($2,090), available at the Dress Theory. Forevermark white gold ring ($3,599), diamond and white gold bracelet ($4,999), Ben Bridge.


Hair and Makeup: Lindsey Watkins
Models: Sierra for Heffner Management and Gabriel N for Seattle Models Guild
Stylist’s Assistant: Emma Ranniger